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SubjectRe: reading/writing CMOS beyond 256 bytes?
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root@chaos.analogic.com said:
> Motherboard manufacturers who have rewritable BIOS chips now leave one
> page (typically 64k) for startup parameters. This is erased and
> written using the magic provided by the chip vendors.

You often have to do chipset-specific magic to enable the WE and Vpp lines
to BIOS flash chips. See drivers/mtd/maps/l440gx.c in my working tree for
an example.

Don't try this at home, kids. :)

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dwmw2


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